Senior Mainframe Product Owner - US (Remote)

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This role can be based remotely in United States

Description and Requirements

BMC works with 86% of the Forbes Global 50 and customers and partners around the world to create their future. With our history of innovation, industry-leading automation, operations, and service management solutions, combined with unmatched flexibility, we help organizations free up time and space to become an Autonomous Digital Enterprise that conquers the opportunities ahead.
As a Product Owner you will be instrumental in supporting the Product Manager in delivering the strategic roadmap for the AMI Security Product Portfolio and have both product development and BAU responsibilities.

The AMI security portfolio is functional rich but requires additional business use cases to continue to delight and support our customer base.  You would be required to become familiar with the regulatory requirements of our customers and then apply that knowledge to the creation of a suit of audit reports that help meet their business requirements.  In addition, you will liaise closely with the BMC Security Consultancy practice to ensure that best practice and common security failures on customer sites are incorporated into the products.         

You will be focused on defining product backlog. You will build a product backlog from product management requirements and help to develop new ideas based on your industry experience and your contact with customers and prospects.  

You must enjoy spending time with customers to understand their problems and find innovative solutions for real-world use cases. You must be able to break topics into smaller pieces and be able to prioritize them correctly. 

This role would ideally suit an expert in mainframe security who wants to help shape the next generation of tools for managing and automating mainframe security. Strong analytical, project management and execution skills will be essential.

Job Responsibilities:

You would need to manage the product backlog and specifying requirements as user stories details & acceptance criteria
Work closely with the Product Manager on the plan and take it to the next level would be a part of your role.
You along with the team must be involved in release planning while taking ownership of items planned for the release
Be an active scrum team member responsible for having stories ready for the team to implement before each sprint
Be a team member of the product management team
Serve as the voice of the customer in product design and development discussions
Follow our competitors and the industry
Own the product roadmap and ensure it aligns with the strategic goals


Mainframe Knowledge: A deep understanding of z/OS principals and common systems/applications software is essential. 
Computer Science or Engineering degree or work experiences a strong plus
Experience with mainframe security products such as RACF, ACF2, TSS 
Team player with strong communication skills
Proven analytic/business analysis skills
Clear and concise presentation skills 


Knowledgeable & experienced in software development
Knowledgeable & experienced in enterprise system management
Strong understanding and work experience in an Agile framework
Solid understanding of the role mainframes plays in today's enterprise customer-facing applications.
Cyber Security background
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